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Lecture enlightens on war

Karla Rendon Arts Editor The Civil War, history and photographic approaches were all hot topics at the University’s “Conversation with the Photographer” on May 8 at the Campus Center. Photographer Eliot Dudik, Professor of English William Cook and Media and Public Affairs Liaison for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum Gregory Cummings all discussed their opinions to an audience... 

Pitzer College addresses queer, feminist issues

Gabriela Krupa Staff Writer Students who encourage queer and feminist ideals gathered at Pitzer College to support the series “Wrong is Not My Name” April 24. The series originated in a Black Queer Theory class, and the students continue the series even when the class is not in session. “I wanted to shed light on issues that didn’t have much attention,” Channing Martinez, a Los Angeles artist... 

‘Broken Land’ travels back in time

Karla Rendon Arts Editor Eleven large, scenic photographs can now be seen in the Carlson gallery, as photographer Eliot Dudik’s exhibit, “Broken Land” premiered Monday. Lush forest life, quaint snow scenery and trails lined with autumn-leaved trees seem to be the focus of this gallery, but Dudik’s perspective on the American Civil War was what inspired the earthly exhibit. “My goals... 

‘Natural Subjects’ found in exhibit

‘Natural Subjects’ found in exhibit
Several wooden sculptures stand tall for the world to see in the Harris Art Gallery. Titled “Natural Subjects,” the two-person exhibit by Keith Lord and Nancy Macko is open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. / photo by Alison Rodriguez Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer As viewers walk into Harris Gallery’s latest exhibit, “Natural Subjects,” they approach with an insect-sized point-of-view... 

Scripps’ ‘Best Kept Secret’ exposed

Scripps’ ‘Best Kept Secret’ exposed
The Scripps College Ceramic Collection presented “Best Kept Secret” featuring many different pieces. The event took place at the American Museum of Ceramic Art in downtown Pomona. / photo by Keenan Gilson Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer Colorful clay platters lined the wall, complimenting the ceramic vases, culture-rich sculptures and mural presented at American Museum of Ceramic Art. The Ruth Chandler... 

‘Out of Rubble’ stands against war

‘Out of Rubble’ stands against war
Susanne Slavick talks about her art for the Visual Exchange: Lectures in Visual Culture program on Wednesday in the Art and Communications Building. She displayed several pieces of her work as well as contributions from other artists based on their outlooks on the aftermath of war. / photo by Keenan Gilson Karla Rendon Arts Editor The department of art and art history welcomed curator Susanne Slavick... 

ArtReach reaches limit with media

ArtReach reaches limit with media
Claremont High School senior Melanie Gettler browses her friends’ and classmates’ artwork in the “ArtReach 2014: The Art of Pop Culture” exhibit, staying to look at other art by other local high school students. All of the art commented on pop culture, the effects or the obsession with it. The exhibit will be on the Millard Sheets Center for the Arts at the Fairplex until March 19. / photo... 

Insightful art protests rape culture

Insightful art protests rape culture
A solitary black sofa in the center of the gallery’s squared space allows the exhibit’s visitors to view the multimedia piece by artist Andrea Bowers. The exhibit titled “#sweetjane” highlights the Steubenville, Ohio, high school rape case and trial through a series of documented photos and video clips of the trial proceedings and protests by the activist group Anonymous. Bowers’ work is... 

Old photography survives in digital era

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer A plastic fox figurine wearing a suit sat upright on the west lawn of Azusa Pacific University while students photographed it to further their knowledge of the collodion photography process on Feb. 26. More than 20 students participated in the Windgate Workshop, hosted by Los Angeles collodion photographer Tim Scott. He began the workshop by lecturing the students about the process... 

Students reflect on ‘Natural History’

Students reflect on 'Natural History'
The first showing of the spring semester in the Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography entitled “Natural History” by photographer Traer Scott is a collection of candid portraits captured in the reflection off the glass at the American Museum of Natural History. Professor Al Clark discusses the photographs with his honors colloquium class while other students and faculty spoke with Scott over webcam.... 
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